Title: Transcripts of interviews conducted by Gwendolen M. Carter, 1972-1985
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Title: Transcripts of interviews conducted by Gwendolen M. Carter, 1972-1985
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Language: English
Creator: Carter, Gwendolen M.
Copyright Date: 1985
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Obed I-nenee--Durban, 1985 Jcr *i
The disinvestment discussion has not been properly conducted among the workers. The natal
consensus would appear to point to disinvestment as not being favored. There is the Schlemmer

survey and there are the results of polls taken at Inkata Rally. Disinvestment woiid not

hurt blacks most and since when do the whites care. Unfortuntbly the political climate does not
permit an open debate on the subject so the people's real feelings cant be ascertained.
The economy is South Africa' ssoft underbelly There was not organization to the Mov. strike.
Gatcha pleaded for the SABOL workers after the Soweto meeting.
Most people want change and want to contribute to peaceful change with a minimum of disruption.
Who wants to inherit ashed.
We need more diplomatic pressure. iaybe travel restrictions. I still marvel at the effects
of the sports boycott.

Mr. Leonard Gering---lawyer for treason trialists---Durban, 1985 Ja~ci 1

701 Salmon Grove Chambers, 407 Smith Street, Durban 4001--phone 316940.
The question is not where is Boputhatswana but where are Boputatswana.

The minister always says that his dio is always open, he does not add that his mind is always

Un the 16th of June I will come to the u. S. and would be happy to give lectures.

I was one of Albee Sacks lecturers.
Percilla has Ishmael Mohammed's original argument on the bail hearing, try to get a copy.
Everyday Innie goes down to the phone booth at 11:00 Call bramford 05222 and ask for 9901 or 9909
She must be in her home by 6 pm every day. Winnie is working with Operation Hunger.
Dary benson gave a BBC interview.
"The french Revolution passed them By.
Boycotting of the elections was the motivation for the arrests of the Durban 8. They used a
certificate and substituted section 30 for section 28 permitting detention without trial.
ihe indictments will not be ready until March. we will be surprised if the trial starts before

the and of the year. They are going to be punished for going into the Consulate.
They tried to apply constructive engeagement---all are advocates of non-violence.

Ve had 94 pages of affidavits and each man clearly stated that they would not leave the country.
The orders to hold them come fbwm high up.

Advocate Yacoob, the blind lawyer.

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